A hands on educational experience for students to learn about the War of 1812, life during that period in the United States, and life on board the US vessels. An open invitation is extended to the first 3,000 students to enlist in Perry’s Navy. Students will experience learning through a Living History camp that includes living conditions, cooking, 1812 medical practices and black powder demonstrations. The free program includes a trip to the 317-foot high open air Observation Deck and a view of the Lake Erie Islands and the site of the Battle of Lake Erie. School teachers should contact the Park at 419-285-2184 to enroll their class.